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Martial Arts in St. Louis
« on: June 18, 2003, 02:31:04 AM »
I will soon be moving to St. Louis to attend Washington University.  I have brief experience in American kenpo and would prefer to continue in this system.  I've looked and I haven't found any schools that teach the Parker/Planas lineage.  I looked into Kajukenbo/shaolin kempo and it looks like a very good alternative.
If any body knows of any kenpo or kajukenbo school in St. Louis I would appreciate some feedback.

Thanks again,
EPAK

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Re:Martial Arts in St. Louis
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2003, 07:50:35 AM »
There is a Kajukenbo group with several branch schools under the Sid Ascuncion branch, through George Iversen and Alan Carter in the Maplewood suburb of St Louis.

If you go to www.kajukenbo.org there is a listing of schools. It is their web site so I am sure they are listed.

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Re:Martial Arts in St. Louis
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2003, 03:33:13 AM »
FYI---Sifu Charlie Walton, webmaster of Kajukenbo.org and a member of this forum, and Sifu Ken Sills are both instructors in the St. Louis area. You can write to them directly at: cwalton@kajukenbo.org  & ksills@kajukenbo.org

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Re:Martial Arts in St. Louis
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2003, 10:41:42 PM »
There is a really good former Tracey's Kenpo school run by Jeff O'Donnel in Florissant (North St. Louis.)  His school name is "The Martial Arts Center" and he also sells equipment.
(Basically, all you will probably find in St. Louis is Tracey's Kenpo or former Tracey's schools.)

I would also 2nd the suggestion on Sifu Walton's school and Professor Alan Carter is my sifu's instructor (Jim Fassler teaching in the Wood River, Il.  area.)

(If you wanted to try something different, I think there is a Capoeira class at Washington University.)

Good hunting.

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Re:Martial Arts in St. Louis
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2003, 10:15:21 PM »
The best teacher in the St. Louis area for KaJuKenBo is Master Teacher Doug Washburn 7th degree, you can get ahold of him thru www.twinriverskajukenbo.com. and their web site!!!

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